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Global Voices: Cameroonians with HIV face ‘a death sentence’ as Global Fund threatens to pull antiretroviral drugs (Daniel, 9/12). Guam Daily Post: Guam has 1st local dengue in 75 years (Daleno, 9/13). The Guardian: Indonesia takes steps to improve protection of mental health patients (Kamali, 9/13). Nature: Scientists use gene-edited…

DRC Health Officials, Partners Launch Efforts To Prevent Ebola Infections Among Health Care Workers; Insecurity, Lack Of Funding Hurting South Sudan’s Prevention Preparedness For Potential Cases

CIDRAP News: With Ebola cases rising, officials launch new infection control steps”Over the weekend and through [Monday], 12 more Ebola cases were confirmed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), lifting the overall outbreak total to 3,081. In other developments, the DRC, with support from its global health partners,…

Ebola Continues To Spread In DRC; Funding For Strategic Response Plan Falling Short

CIDRAP News: Ebola cases rise by 13, with spread in insecure and border areas”Ebola transmission in the affected Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) region is still substantial, with new hot spots emerging in areas with limited access and security problems, posing more challenges for response teams, the World Health…

Roche Vice-Chairman Discusses Company’s Efforts To Expand Access To HIV Diagnostics, Strengthen Health Systems

World Economic Forum: Working together to end the AIDS-HIV pandemicAndré Hoffmann, vice-chairman at Roche, discusses Roche’s efforts through its Global Access Program to expand access to HIV diagnostics and strengthen health systems in low- to middle-income countries. Hoffmann also mentions the program’s partners, including “national governments, local healthcare facilities, communities,…

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Agence France-Presse: Myanmar floods force tens of thousands from homes (8/8). Associated Press: U.N. food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries (8/9). BBC News: Kenya’s new breast milk bank in bid to reduce infant mortality (Odhiambo/Panyanko, 8/9). The BMJ: Malaria outbreak in Burundi reaches epidemic levels with…

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Al Jazeera: Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak? (Mahmud, 8/7). CIDRAP News: MERS analysis highlights concerns over health care spread (Schnirring, 8/7). NPR: This Handy New Device Might Help KO Cholera (Palca/Neilson, 8/7). NPR: A Doctor’s Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World…